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Farragut in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Campbell Station

 
 
Campbell Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 6, 2010
1. Campbell Station Marker
Inscription. This house marks the site of the station established in 1787 by Col. David Campbell as a frontier fort for protection against Indian attacks. On the main highway to the west it was an important trading post and stopping place for travelers and stock drovers.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E7.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 52.843′ N, 84° 9.708′ W. Marker was in Farragut, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker was on Kingston Pike, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37934, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Campbell's Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archibald Roane (approx. half a mile away); David Glasgow Farragut (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Campbell's Station (approx. half a mile away); Loveville (approx. 1.7 miles away but has been reported
Campbell Station House image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 6, 2010
2. Campbell Station House
missing); Ball Camp (approx. 4.7 miles away); Birthplace of Admiral Farragut (approx. 4.7 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Farragut.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USForts, CastlesSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,170 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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